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TerraCycle in the news

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News articles

Onslow Co. School recycling juice pouches in hopes of winning a new playground

“Six years ago I started the Terracycle program here at Dixon and we did it to be stewards to the environment basically and teach kids the principle of recycling,” said Misty Sword, a teacher at Dixon Elementary. The Terracycle Milestone … Continue reading

WNCT.com · Nov 16, 2015

Go beyond paper and plastic to celebrate Wisconsin’s recycling tradition

Juice pouches, empty tape rolls, writing utensils & more: Does an item have you scratching your head, wondering if it’s recyclable? Check out Terracycle’s Brigades program, which offers national programs to collect previously non-recyclable or hard to recycle waste.

Wisconsin Gazette · Nov 16, 2015

How do recycling stats stack up for packaging materials?

Founded in 2001, TerraCycle takes someone’s trash and turns it into someone else’s treasure. The company collects non-recyclable, post-consumer materials and remakes them into other consumer products, including backpacks and flower pots. Fast forward to 2014, when the company’s revenues … Continue reading

Wisconsin Gazette · Nov 16, 2015

Montessori School Goes to Zero Waste

Another important step was finding a company, Terracycle, that will recycle items not normally accepted by recycling companies: “markers, pens, old binders, earplugs, gloves you would wear to change a diaper,” said Kristof. “Through Terracycle you can even get money … Continue reading

Ithaca Times online · Nov 16, 2015

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful announces expansion of recycling program

Thanks to a Hilton Travel with a Purpose grant, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful now can store and ship designated non-traditional recyclables to TerraCycle for recycling. Items now accepted by appointment at the Keep Golden Isles Beautiful offices include, oral care … Continue reading

Coastal Illustrated · Nov 12, 2015

Mission Possible: Four years of howling for a cause

The TerraCycle campaign took back from the landfills more than 220,000 waste units that were re-purposed by TerraCycle for a rebate value of $2,218.60. In addition, TerraCycle accepted 102,990 units of cigarette waste for upcycling. While there is no cash … Continue reading

Ruidoso News · Nov 11, 2015

Nearly Everything In This Office Is Made Out Of Trash (And The Photos Are Amazing)

As Albe Zakes — the VP of TerraCycle, a global recycling network — led me through the company’s headquarters, he stopped in his tracks once we reached a piece of scrap metal inscribed with the company’s logo. “Oh, that must … Continue reading

Mind Body Green · Nov 11, 2015

Flanders unveils new, entirely recycled playground

The school earned the playground after winning the TerraCycle Recycled Playground Challenge earlier this year. Flanders joined schools from across the state and throughout New York, New Jersey, Penn., Delaware, and Maryland, who were participating in the Colgate Oral Care … Continue reading

Southington Observer (Print) · Nov 10, 2015

Sammamish elementary school participates in national recycling program

Cascade Ridge Elementary School students have kept thousands of apple sauce and drink pouches out of the landfill since the school joined TerraCycle’s national recycling program. Founded in 2001, TerraCycle is an international company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products … Continue reading

Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter · Nov 9, 2015

Superior company making impression with sustainable, wellness efforts

Through a partnership with the upcycle and recycle company TerraCycle, the Superior company has provided 50 meals to people in need, made a donation to support Sandy Hook Elementary following the 2012 shootings there, and brought clean water to 11 … Continue reading

Daily Camera · Nov 6, 2015